A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-300ER in Dusseldorf (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

Cathay Pacific Data Breach to Affect 9.4 Million People

Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific announced that its computer systems had been compromised this past Wednesday. The data breach occurred seven months ago and is reported to compromise personal data of around 9.4 million passengers. Information such as phone numbers, dates of birth, passport numbers, and frequent flier numbers were exposed. The airline added that 27 credit card numbers had also been acquired in the breach. Cathay is currently investigating the incident and has not announced whether the responsible parties have…

Digital Security Company Ranks Security of Travel Websites

In the technologically advanced and fast-paced world of today, travel loyalty programs and the data that they’re able to store have allowed users to book travel within minutes from a mobile app, over the phone or over the internet. Passport data, credit card information, home address and email addresses all…